Cool Smartphones That Cost Less Than Rs 10k

Snigdha Sandip

You are intelligent enough to know that carrying a cell phone and a PDA is a difficult task. We know, rather you are looking for an all-in-one device. Getting a smart phone that works as an email device, music player, a cell phone and an organizer is a smart move. And, if your budget is below Rs 10,000 and are stumped to choose the apt one, we are here to help you. See our top ten picks that are below the range of Rs 10,000.

Micromax Superfone Ninja A50

If you are looking for a phone below Rs 5000 then pick Micromax Superfone Ninja A50 that runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and comes with dual-SIM functionality. This phone features an amazing facility of interactive speech recognition app ‘AISHA’ for voice command functions.  The device sports a 3.1 inch touchscreen display, 650 MHz mobile processor, 512 MB RAM, 2 MP camera, supports Wi-Fi, 3G, GSM, and has a 1200 mAh battery. This is the same as what Siri does in Apple iPhone 4S. This is a reasonable pick from the mobile store at Rs 4,915.

HTC Explorer

HTC Explorer is a good choice for those you look for a 3.2 inch WVGA touchscreen display and SRS surround sound enhancement. This phone will be available at a price of Rs 8,999 on Flipkart. This well-crafted touch screen smartphone runs on Android 2.3 operating system, powered with 600 MHz Scorpion Processor with 512 MB of RAM. It features 3.15 MP camera with geo-tagging and face detection features, 90 MB internal memory and expandable up to 32 GB using microSD card. It has GPRS, EDGE, HSPDA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB 2.0 to connect.

Nokia Asha 200

This is a dual-SIM phone which displays some of the features of a smartphone like Easy Swap and Instant messaging social network integration. The phone sports a 2.4-inch resistive touchscreen display, 2 MP primary camera, 10 MB of internal memory, 2 GB bundled memory card – expandable up to 32 GB, QWERTY keypad and a 1430 mAh battery. If you are a music lover, then you will be happy to know that this phone supports music player and FM radio. It is pre-loaded with some nice apps as well. The phone operates on Series 40 mobile operating system. One drawback is that it doesn’t support Wi-Fi and 3G. The phone is available in different colors like pink, acqua, green, blue, orange, graphite, white and light pick. The sleeky phone will cost around Rs. 4,070 on Flipkart.

Samsung Chat 527

This intelligent device features a 2.4-inch display with 240 x 320 pixels resolution, QWERTY Keypad, 2 MP camera, expandable memory up to 16 GB and a 1000 mAh battery. An Rs 4,490 from mobile store seems to be a reasonable price for this mobile. The device supports 2G and 3G networks, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and features FM Radio, audio player and video player. You can also log in to Facebook and Twitter when ever you wish with its social network integration services.

Nokia X2-01

This smart looking phone from the Nokia family comes with a QWERTY key pad, 2.4-inch TFT LCD display, 3.2 MP primary camera, 64 MB RAM, 128 MB ROM and supports Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE and micro-USB. This device help you connect with your family and friends through Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk and Ovi Chat with its Opera Mini browser and integrated social network services. It is available in Croma at a reasonable price of Rs 3,649.

Motorola Quartz EX212

This clamshell design phone of Rs 4650 comes in vibrant colors. The dual-SIM phone runs on 2.4 inch TFT display and comes in easy-to-carry form factor. The phone sports a 2 MP primary camera, 5 MB internal memory, expandable memory capacity of 32 GB and supports Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE and micro-USB. The phone costs Rs 4650 in flipkart.

Nokia C2-03

Nokia C2-03 is a member of Touch and Type family with dual SIM functionality and it runs on Nokia S40 operating system. This mashy device displays slide features and comes in three different colors combination. It sports a 2.6 inch resistive touchscreen display, multi-tap keyboard, 2 MP camera, expandable memory support up to 32 GB and a 1020 mAh battery with a price of 3,850 in flipkart.  Easy Swap feature is also available in that.

Micromax A50 Ninja

Micromax A50 is an entry level phone that features of interactive speech recognition app ‘AISHA’. The phone runs on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread operating system. The phone sports 3.1 inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen and comes with 2 MP rear camera, gravity sensor, dual-SIM, expandable memory up to 32 GB and 650 MHz processor. The phone supports Wi-Fi, GPRS, 3G and Bluetooth. The price of this beautiful smart phone is 4,999.

Spice Mi-350n

Spice Mi-350n is a classy phone with a metal aluminum finish and rubberized coated sides available at a price of Rs 7,710 in flipkart. The device runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and is powered by 650 MHz processor and 256 MB of RAM. The phone sports 3.5 inch touchscreen display with 320×480 pixels of screen resolution, 3.15 MP rear facing camera, VGA front facing camera for video calls and chats and has a 188 MB internal memory which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card.

ViewSonic View phone 3

ViewSonic’s View phone of Rs 10,000 is powered by 800 MHz Qualcomm processor, 512 MB RAM and runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The phone sports 3.5 inch multi-touch display with 320×480 pixel resolution, 5 MP autofocus camera, SRS TruMedia surround sound, 1500 mAh battery and supports 32 GB of expandable memory using microSD card. For connectivity it comes with Wi-Fi, 3G,Bluetooth,Wi-Fi hotspot and supports dual-SIM functionality.

2 thoughts on “Cool Smartphones That Cost Less Than Rs 10k

  • June 1, 2012 at 2:48 am

    i hate Nokia now HTC and Spice phones are better than the Nokia from the above list.

  • June 1, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Nokia is losing a lot of business just because they’re switching to the newer options of the os. Samsung has captured the Indian smartphone market quite splendidly.

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